University of Texas Arlington

Arlington State College Deans' Files:

A Guide

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Arlington State College.
Title: Arlington State College Deans' Files
Inclusive Dates: 1948-1960
Abstract: The Dean of the College served as an administrative head of Arlington State College. Records include memoranda, constitutions, correspondence, lists, schedules, minutes, reports, absence excuses, programs, and contracts.
Identification: AR325
Extent: 3 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The Dean of the College served as an administrative head of Arlington State College.

Scope and Contents

Memoranda, constitutions, correspondence, lists, schedules, minutes, reports, absence excuses, programs, and contracts.

The collection contains files of the following men, who served as Dean at Arlington State College from 1948-1960:

  • Dean J.S. Hopper 1948 - August, 1957
  • Dean J.R. Woolf, September, 1957 - November, 1958
  • Acting Dean H.A.D. Dunsworth, December, 1958 - May, 1960
  • Dean S.T. Keim, June, 1960 -



The folders are arranged alphabetically and thereunder chronologically.



Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Related Material

AR258: Office of the President (1917-1946)

Separated Material

The following material was deaccessioned from the records:

  • Applications for faculty positions
  • Lists of absences and so forth

Administrative Information


Arlington State College Deans' Files, AR325, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.


Gift, 1974.

Processing Information

The collection was originally part of a very large collection of papers of former presidents of the college. The records in this collection were received in good order, but some weeding was done.

Detailed Description of the Collection


Box Folder
1 1 Academic Council 1951-1956
Memoranda, constitutions, agenda.
2 Assemblies 1951-1959
Memoranda, correspondence, contract, lists, schedule.
3 Athletic Council 1951-1952
Memoranda, football data, lists, correspondence, minutes, rental agreement, ticket.
4 Athletic Council 1953-1959
Lists, schedule, minutes, correspondence, note, memoranda, financial records, stadium seating plan, rental agreement.
5 Athletics 1954-1956
Correspondence, schedules, memorandum, constitution.
6 Authorized Absences 1957-1959
7 Automobile Industry 1949-1950
8 Building Program 1949-1951
Correspondence, itinerary, lists of proposed buildings and cost.
9 Classes: Evening 1949-1951
Lists, correspondence, memoranda, bulletin, notes, course descriptions.
10 Committee on Testing 1955-1960
Correspondence, note, lists, memoranda, form, reports, test schedules.
11 Curriculum 1951-1959
Semester hour load report, lists, memoranda, correspondence, report, course descriptions.
12 Engineering 1954-1958
Memoranda, correspondence.
13 Engineering Building 1958
14 ECPD Inspection (Engineer's Council for Professional Development) 1958
Correspondence, memorandum.
15 Faculty Applications 1959
16 Field Trips 1953-1954
Absence excuses, lists, correspondence.
17 Field Trips 1954-1955
Absence excuses, memoranda, lists, correspondence.
18 Field Trips 1955-1956
Absence excuses, correspondence, lists, memoranda, notes.
19 Field Trips 1956-1957
Absence excuses, correspondence, lists, memoranda.
Box Folder
2 1 Field Trips 1957-1958
Absence excuses, lists, correspondence, memoranda.
2 Field Trips 1958-1959
Absence excuses, correspondence, memoranda.
3 Field Trips 1959-1960
Absence excuses, lists, correspondence, notes, memoranda.
4 Final Examination Schedules 1952-1954
5 Form Letters and Forms 1951-1957
6 Ft. Worth Arlington Area Growth 1956-1970
Memorandum, list, enrollment projections, maps, employment and population graphs.
7 Graduate Engineering Courses 1948-1953
Correspondence, memorandum, agreement, brochure.
8 Graduation 1953-1960
Commencement programs, lists, memoranda, notes.
9 Maintenance 1950-1952
Correspondence, memoranda, lists, requisition, budget.
10 Memoranda (to Faculty and Staff) 1954-1957
Correspondence, form.
11 Memoranda (to Faculty and Staff) 1957-1959
Correspondence, instructions.
12 Memoranda (to Dr. Woolf) 1959-1960
Honor Roll, schedule.
13 Miscellaneous 1950-1960
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, summary of constitutional amendments, grade distribution chart, list.
14 Personnel (Faculty) 1955-1959
Memoranda, correspondence, report on degrees held by faculty.
15 Recommendations (to Dr. Hereford) 1954-1956
Correspondence, memoranda, enrollment chart.
16 Recommendations (to Dr. Hereford) 1956-1958
Correspondence, memoranda.
17 Recommendations (to Dr. Woolf) 1958-1959
Memoranda, correspondence, proposal.
18 Rules and Regulations 1952-1956
19 Sanitary Inspection 1950-1959
Reports, correspondence, minutes, schedule.
20 Standing Committees 1955-1957
Correspondence, lists.
Box Folder
3 1 Student Activity 1954-1957
Booklet, letter, forms.
2 Student Organizations 1952-1960
Constitutions, correspondence, lists, memoranda, booklet.
3 Tabulation of Absences 1954-1959
Lists, memoranda, minutes.
4 Texas Education Agency 1959
5 Texas Junior College Association 1953-1957
List of Convention Fund payments, correspondence, program, bulletin, report.
6 Transfer Courses: Texas Tech 1953-1956
7 Woolf, Jack Royce (Inauguration) 1960
Bulletin, memorandum.